Department of Materials, Kyushu University

Faculty

Physical Chemistry for Metallurgy

  • Professor
    Hiroaki Nakano

    Nakano Lab.

    I am exploring processing of new functional films on materials utilizing electrochemistry.

  • Professor
    Kunihiko Nakashima

    Nakashima Lab.

    I study on fabrication processing of materials from high temperature melts.

  • Professor
    Ko-ichiro Ohno

    Ohno Lab.

    I dedicate myself to fundamental and practical research for development of environmentally-friendly sustainable pyrometallurgical process utilizing academic knowledge from thermodynamics and reaction control.

  • Associate Professor
    Noritaka Saito

    Nakashima Lab.

    I explore novel processing of inorganic materials utilizing physical chemistry of high temperature melts.

  • Associate Professor
    Yu-ki Taninouchi

    Nakano Lab.

    Research and development of smelting methods and recycling processes for rare metals and other non-ferrous metals.

Metals Science for Structural Materials

  • Professor
    Hirofumi Miyahara

    Miyahara Lab.

    Microstructures of the metal, semiconductor and ceramic materials are developed using solidification and crystal growth techniques.

  • Professor
    Toshihiro Tsuchiyama

    Tsuchiyama Lab.

    My research focuses on the technologies of alloy design and microstructure control aiming at enhancement of mechanical properties in steels.

  • Professor
    Masaki Tanaka

    Tanaka Lab.

    Our focus is on elucidating the fundamental mechanism behind the deformation and fracture of materials, which contribute to materials designing for the improvement of reliable, safe and comfortable living.

  • Associate Professor
    Kohei Morishita

    Miyahara Lab.

    Based on in-situ observation of melting, solidification and crystal growth of metal and semiconductor, we focus on dynamics of melting and solidification and on their interrelation.

  • Associate Professor
    Shigeto Yamasaki

    Tanaka Lab.

    I am elucidating the deformation and strengthening mechanisms of high-temperature metal materials, which are indispensable for the realization of high-performance engines and next-generation power generation, and developing new materials.

Functional Materials Science

  • Professor
    Kenji Kaneko

    Kaneko Lab.

    I characterize microstructures and compositions of materials at atomic scale for understanding of materialsā€™ properties as well as development of innovative materials.

  • Professor
    Masashi Mukaida

    Mukaida Lab.

    Novel crystal structures and device structures are invented to derive rare functions from materials.

  • Professor
    Yukiko Ozaki

    Ozaki Lab.

    I am exploring deformation mechanisms of non-equilibrium metallic materials from the viewpoint of nano-structure changeĀ  for proposal of a new forming process.

  • Professor
    Yoshihiro Yamazaki

    Yamazaki Lab.

    My research focuses on bulk/surface defect behaviors that activate energy functions in inorganic materials.

  • Professor
    Shinji Munetoh

    Munetoh Lab.

    I am studying novel thermoelectric materials using semiconductor process

  • Professor
    Ryo Teranishi

    Teranishi Lab.

    Inorganic thin films such as superconductors and semiconductors are preparing using physical vapor deposition and chemical solution deposition techniques.

  • Associate Professor
    Yoshimine Kato

    Munetoh Lab.

    We are working on earth-conscious materials and devices for future.

  • Associate Professor
    Sato Yukio

    Kaneko Lab.

    I am expoloring new function of ceramics with the use of electron microscopy and theoretical calculation at the atomic and electronic level.

Q-PIT

Research Center For Steel